Fairytale Origins: Snow Maiden

The story of the snow maiden varies. In the original Russian folktale, a childless couple build a girl out of snow who is then magically brought to life and named Snegurka (snow maiden). All is well until some peasant girls invite her to play in the forest, they build a fire and the snow maidenContinue reading “Fairytale Origins: Snow Maiden”

My Recommendation: Top 15 Book Boxes

Book boxes are fast becoming the hottest subscription in the book world. So many have now flooded to the market; some categorised by genre, others by audience and some are all about the experience. So with all these book boxes available, which should you choose? I have gone and done the research for you andContinue reading “My Recommendation: Top 15 Book Boxes”

Symbols: Fantastic Foxes

As sly as a fox, as cunning as a fox, to outfox someone… Foxes have built up a reputation for being clever, wily little creatures. In Britain (where I live) foxes are synonymous with the country way of life and hunting (thankfully now banned). They are often considered pests, but I personally love foxes andContinue reading “Symbols: Fantastic Foxes”